Funsch Dance’s extended-length work, EPOCH, subverts conventional performance models by pushing the limits of duration. In cheeky defiance of Doris Humphrey’s warning “All dances are too long,” EPOCH unfolds over 12 hours, in a gratuitous surplus of movement, interrupted by moments of nothingness, to challenge the valuing of acquisition and excess. Is endurance political? What bonds does an unlikely scenario forge?
The first site-specific dance performance at Salesforce Park since its inception, Portal took audiences on a journey from one end of the public park to the other, illuminating the landscaping and architecture with movement by six Bay Area dance artists. Rooted in our shared recent experiences during the pandemic, Portal offered a space to process and reflect as a community, reimagining our collective hopes and dreams to recommit to a future of progress through imagination.
COAL + ICE is an immersive documentary photography and video exhibition that seeks to visualize the climate crisis. COAL + ICE was co-curated by Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas and renowned Dutch exhibition designer Jeroen de Vries, bringing together the work of over 40 photographers and video artists from around the world to visually narrate the consequences triggered by the continued use of fossil fuels.
Your Ocean, My Ocean (YOMO) brings together a transdisciplinary group of artists and designers to create a series of intermedia performances and exhibitions. These projects juxtapose responses to the natural beauty of oceans and coastlines with responses to detrimental human impacts on marine ecosystems.